A royal baby, a raunchy dance, a new pope, a boy band and the crowning of a tennis champion were just some of the UK's hot topics of conversation this year on...
Researchers at a US university are using eye-tracking technology to screen babies for signs of autism in the first months of their lives.
A Dutch entrepreneur's bold quest to colonize Mars won high-profile support Tuesday from a US aerospace giant, although the timetable for putting humans on the...
We mustn't sacrifice our digital ownership and usage rights for the sake of convenience, writes Neerav Bhatt.
A team of Australian researchers has developed a blood test they say could prevent stillbirth.
Space exploration can be one of the main drivers to revolutionise sustainable agriculture on Earth for many reasons, writes Nikolaus Correll.
Fifty years ago, intelligent machines were everywhere, at least in fiction. Yet here we are decades later, still doing our own chores. What went wrong?
Scientists say they've uncovered the oldest DNA ever found in the human family from a bone uncovered in Spain.
Monash University scientists say they have discovered a way to make male mice temporarily infertile, which could lead to a male contraceptive pill.
Scientists discover what the new boson particle becomes after disintegration, writes Nitesh Soni.
Why can’t I buy a train ticket on a sunny day? Because those of us who design technology typically ignore the needs of people who have to use it, writes Shourov...
The growing surveillance and censorship of the internet "threatens the future of democracy", the inventor of the World Wide Web said.
An advertisement for a toy company that produces building toys for girls has gone viral.
Research spanning 1964 to 2010 and involving 25 million youths from 28 countries shows children are heavier and run slower than their parents.
New research finds more than 5 million Australian employees work additional unpaid hours just to meet expectations.
Chemicals found in plastics. lotions and packaging may be linked to exposed women giving birth prematurely.
An unmanned spacecraft has been launched to Mars to study the Red Planet's weather and water patterns.
Would physics be “far more interesting” if the Higgs boson had not been found? Stephen Hawking thinks so. He made this bold claim, possibly with his tongue...
The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots, a network of NGOs and academics, has done us all a valuable service by drawing attention to the development of unmanned...
International aid agencies are being encouraged to use new technology in times of crisis.
The Obama Administration is looking to ban artificial trans fats from US foods.
Welcome to the future food movement. A collective of ethicists, food scientists and entrepreneurs who are trying to find a way to put vegetarianism in a time...
New technology could be instrumental in the improvement of international aid, reports Hannah Sinclair.
A Melbourne University study is investigating whether the chiropractic treatment offered in Australia is evidence-based.
They could revolutionise the way people shop for clothes online; virtual change rooms, coming to a laptop or smartphone near you.
The World Meteorological Organisation says greenhouse gas levels reached a record high in 2012.
Deaf, hard-of-hearing and speech-impaired Australians now have improved access to mobile phone and online communication.
A professor at the University of Western Sydney has been awarded for his work with the Chinese medicine industry in Australia.
New research from India indicates bilingual people may be able to delay the onset of dementia by years, regardless of whether they have the ability to read.
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Proponents of same-sex marriage say they're disappointed the High Court has overturned the Australian Capital Territory's gay marriage laws but they'll continue...
Schapelle Corby has been recommended for another sentence remission, but bureaucratic delays continue to hold up her bid for parole.
Australia's premier theme park on the Gold Coast has opened a new attraction called Dreamworld Corroboree today.
The strategic review into NBN Co is out, estimating an extra $11.5 billion in costs and to have nine out of 10 Australians accessing 50 Mbps by 2019.
Pope Francis has been named Time magazine's person of the year, with Edward Snowden grabbing the runner-up accolade.
Amnesty International has slammed the Department of Immigration's rushed aged assessment process of asylum seekers being sent to Manus Island.
As the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse continues, support organisations say they're being overwhelmed with calls for assistance.